Transports

NEW ROAD LINK VASCO GIL/FUNDOA, AT 500M HIGH FROM OCEAN LEVEL (1ST AND 2ND PHASE)

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
RAMEDM – Estradas da Madeira, SA

SERVICES:
Works’ Supervision Consultancy

BEGINING:
2007

CONCLUSION:
In Progress

LOCATION:
Madeira Island, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

The new road link Vasco Gil/Fundoa at 500m high from ocean level has 4 230km, comprising 7 Tunnels, 8 Viaducts, 5 Roundabouts, 10 Road links and 6 Road realignments. This work is divided in 2 phases, having the first one a total extension of 1700Km and the second one 2.530Km. This road link is located at Funchal District, crossing S. António and S. Roque parishes, at Madeira Island. This work major technical characteristics are: 12 links to the existent road and 1 parallel connection, totalling 2.185km of new road links; 5 Roundabouts; 6 Road realignments; 7 Tunnels (6 of underground excavation and 1 cut and cover) and 1 Emergency Gallery, totalling 2.113m of extension; 8 Viaducts (total extension of 2.113m); 4 Culverts, 3 Overpasses and 1 Underpass; 1 Pedestrian Overpass, 4 Hydraulic Passages; 55 Support structures (29 executed in the 1st phase); 10 Bus Stop; Typical cross-section of 1.0 (shoulder) + 7.0 (lanes) + 1.0 (shoulder); Maximum gradient in typical longitudinal section of 12% in levelled ground and viaducts and of 8% in tunnels; Maximum gradient in typical longitudinal section of 22% in road links and of 30.2 % in road realignments.